UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
Case No. 3:18-CV-01696-JAH-WVG
ALL PERSONS WHO WERE EMPLOYED BY BUSHFIRE GRILL, INC. OR BUSHFIRE BEACHSIDE, INC. IN A NON-EXEMPT POSITION WITHIN CALIFORNIA BETWEEN MAY 24, 2014 AND DECEMBER 31, 2018 WHO WORKED AT LEAST ONE SHIFT EXCEEDING 3 ½ HOURS AND WHO DID NOT ENTER INTO A WRITTEN ARBITRATION AGREEMENT WITH EITHER BUSHFIRE GRILL, INC. OR BUSHFIRE BEACHSIDE, INC.
Notice of settlement of a class action lawsuit for alleged Labor Code violations and announcement of a court hearing that you may choose to attend. You are entitled to receive a payment under the terms of this class action settlement.
Plaintiff Jairo Pacheco (“Plaintiff”) and Defendants Bushfire Grill, Inc. and Bushfire Beachside, Inc. (“Defendants,” collectively with Plaintiff, the “Parties”) have proposed to settle this class action lawsuit. Your employment records indicate that you are a member of the Settlement Class. If the Court approves the proposed settlement, your legal rights may be affected.
The proposed settlement covers the claims of a number of current and former employees of Defendants (referred to as the “Class Members” and collectively as the “Class”). The Class consists of three classes and sub-classes defined as follows:
- The Rest Break Class- All current and former non-exempt employees of Defendants, and either of them, employed within California who worked at least one shift in excess of three and one half (3 ½) hours between May 24, 2014 and December 31, 2018 and who did not enter into a written arbitration agreement with Defendants.
- The Meal Break Class- All current and former non-exempt employees of Defendants, and either of them, employed within California who worked at least one shift in excess of five (5) hours between May 24, 2014 and December 31, 2018 and who did not enter into a written arbitration agreement with Defendants.
- The Former Employee Sub-Class- All individuals who are members of either the Rest Break Class or the Meal Break Class and whose employment with Defendants ended at any time between May 24, 2015 and December 31, 2018.
To learn more about the terms of the proposed Settlement and how your legal rights may be affected, you may download and read the Long Form Notice or the Settlement Documents, and the Frequently Asked Questions section provided on this website.
Your legal rights are affected whether you act or don’t act. Please read the information provided on this website and the settlement documents carefully.